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17-year-old Florida girl dies from coronavirus complications

The Cypress Lake High School student was admitted to intensive care on her 17th birthday.

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The coronavirus claimed the life of a Florida teen this week. 

Cypress Lake High School Orchestra said its student 17-year-old Carsyn Davis died from COVID-19 complications Tuesday.

The News-Press said Davis was taken to the Children's Hospital on Friday. Two days later, on her seventeenth birthday, she was admitted into the intensive care unit, according to the News-Press.

The next day she was airlifted to a hospital across the state to be put on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, a machine similar to the heart-lung by-pass machine used in open-heart surgery, for cardiac and respiratory support, according to a GoFundMe set up to help support her family.

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